UKTV to screen Coronation Street & Emmerdale in Australia until 2020
UKTV channel secures a whopping 1,300 new eps of Coronation Street and 260 of Emmerdale.
The deal between BBC Worldwide Aus / NZ and ITV Studios Global Entertainment includes 1,300 new episodes of Coronation Street and 260 episodes of Emmerdale.
Augustus Dulgaro, ITVSGE’s executive VP of sales in Asia Pacific, said: “Coronation Street and Emmerdale are the world’s longest-running soaps, with viewers all over the globe.
“We are delighted to sign this new deal to enable their Australian fans to continue watching them for years to come.”
UKTV already screens Hollyoaks.
Source: Digital Spy